GWANDA – Two robbers who suspected that their friend had a lot of money on him nearly killed the later when they assaulted him resulting in the loss of two teeth and an eye.
The attackers went away with a purse only to discover that there was just $2 in it.
Matabeleland South Police Spokesperson Inspector Nkosilathi Sibanda said he had not yet received the report.
Hloninaphi Ncube(38) of Zikwakweni Village in Gwanda North under Chief Mathema was attacked by Hloniphani Ndlovu (23) and Qhubani (36) who reside at Spedza Village in Gwanda North under the same Chief.
Ironically the three had been walking and drinking together on the day. The incident happened at Nyandeni Business.
As they were drinking Ncube went out to relieve himself whilst the colleagues followed him and attacked him in a bid to get money from him.
Thembani Dliwayo, a villager confirmed the story.
Thuli Ncube who happens to be the brother of the victim said he was devastated by what his brother went through.